Paul G. FitzGerald

Paul FitzGerald

Position Title
Professor

Unit
Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, School of Medicine

3420 Tupper Hall
Bio

Grad Group Affiliations

  • Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology

Labs

  • John Hess, Ph.D., Research Cell Biologist
  • Tom Blankenship, Ph.D., Research Cell Biologist
  • Kyoung-hye Yoon, Graduate Student, Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Atya Aziz, PhD
    • Postdoctoral Fellow
  • Andrew Yokovlev, BS
    • Rsearch Associate
  • Michael Stout
    • Staff Research Associate

Honors and Awards

  • Bradley Staatsma Lecturer, UCLA Medical School

    Professional Societies

    • Am Society for Cell Biology, Assoc for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology

    Degrees

    • 1982 PhD Cell Biology and Anatomy UCLA Medical School

    Publications

    2008 Kyoung-he Yoon, Tom Blankenship, Bradley Shibata, and Paul FitzGerald Resisting the effects of aging: A function for the lens Beaded Filament Investigative Opthalmology and Visual Science (In Press)

    2007 Madhu Budamagunta, John Hess, Paul FitzGerald and John Voss Describing the structure and assembly of protein filaments by EPR spectroscopy of spin labeled side chains. Cell Biochem and Biophys (In Press)

    2007 Blankenship, T, Bradshaw, L, Shibata, B, and FitzGerald P Structural specializations emerging late in mouse lens fiber cell differentiation. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 2007 48: 3269-3276

    2007 Pittenger, JT, Hess, JF, and FitzGerald, PG Identifying the role of specific motifs in the lens fiber cell-specific intermediate filament protein phakosin. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science (In Press)

    2006 John F. Hess, Madhu S. Budamagunta, Rebecca L Shipman, Paul G. FitzGerald, John C. Voss, Ph.D Characterization of the Linker 1-2 Region in Human Vimentin Using Site Directed Spin Labeling and Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Biochemistry 45:11737-43.

    2005 Hess, John., Madhu S. Budamagunta, Paul FitzGerald, John C. Voss. Characterization of Structural Changes in Vimentin Bearing an EBS-like Mutation Using Site Directed Spin Labeling and Electron Paramagnetic Resonance Journal of Biological Chemistry 280:2141-6

    2004 Hess, John., Madhu S. Budamagunta, Paul G.FitzGerald, John C. Voss. Characterization of Structural Changes in Vimentin Bearing an EBS-like Mutation Using Site Directed Spin Labeling and Electron Paramagnetic Resonance J. Biological Chemistry (In Press)

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